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Ira Stoll


Ira Stoll is the managing editor of Education Next.

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Ibram X. Kendi (left) and Nikole Hannah-Jones

Biden Backs Down on Civics Regulations as Senate Passes Amendment Against Teaching Children to “Hate America”

Kendi and “1619 Project” are dropped by federal Department of Education, but Silicon Valley, pharmaceutical donors ride to the rescue
Photo of Fung Wai Wah

Hong Kong Teachers Union Decides to Shut Down

“Very Saddening,” the union’s president says. He’s right.
Photo of Dr. Julianne Malveaux

New Cal State LA Ethnic Studies Dean Backed Farrakhan, Wished Clarence Thomas Dead

“Her history of advocacy will serve her well,” college president says in press release praising newly elevated economist
Photo of Sen. Mitch McConnell speaking from behind a podium

Biden History and Civics Priorities Emerge as Battlegrounds

Mention of 1619 Project sparks “grave concern” from Republican Senators
P-EBT graphic

The Government Is Paying Public School Parents Billions of Dollars to Keep Their Children Home

Family would lose $409 a month in Pandemic-EBT benefits by moving 3 children to in-person from remote
Boston Red Sox owner John Henry during the eighth inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park, Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Red Sox, Celtics Back “Zip Code Quota” Plan for Boston Exam Schools

Federal judge hears challenge from parents calling it “blatantly unconstitutional” racial engineering
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump are greeted by a military honor guard as they board Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021.

Trump Education Reform Legacy: Too Little, Too Late

President discovered education reform in closing stretch of re-election campaign
Dr. Jill Biden

Day After Inauguration, Biden Welcomes Teachers Union Leaders to White House

“I know how hard it is. I am teaching hybrid this semester myself,” says first lady Dr. Jill Biden
A student applies hand sanitizer at the entrance of a school

How Boston-Area Catholic Schools Opened for In-Person Learning Amid the Pandemic

“Forming the souls of children requires us to be physically present with them,” says superintendent, as “public school refugees” add to enrollments
Students joined parents at a rally to push Boston to re-open physical school buildings.

Boston Parents Rally for In-Person School Reopening

“This is a social justice issue,” one father says

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